Maharani Jind Kaur’s Jewellery Sells for £182,000
A Sikh art collector, Davinder Toor, reveals news of the latest exhibition featuring stunning objects from the Sikh Empire!
A pair of gold pendant earrings from the collection of Maharani Jind Kaur were sold at Bonhams in London on Tuesday 24 April. Their estimated value was £20,000-30,000. The earrings were part of possibly the world’s greatest treasury, that of the Sikh Empire which was forged by Jind Kaur’s husband, The Lion of Punjab, Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Jind Kaur was Ranjit Singh’s last wife, mother to Maharaja Duleep Singh, and grandmother to leading suffragette Sophia Duleep Singh.
The earrings actually sold on the day for a staggering £182,000 (including costs) to Sikh art collector, Davinder Toor, a leading figure among a new generation of Sikh art collectors.
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